"You gotta look beyond the mainstream… the mainstream’ll drown you, you know? There’s always a pulse in the underground that I love. And the pulse in the underground is what keeps heavy metal alive."
This post is dedicated to The Black Captain (1972-2015)
Welcome to Doom Charts, representing some of the finest bloggers, radio and podcasters and album reviewers from the doom-stoner underground around the globe. Each month, our critics submit their picks for the best new doom-sludge metal and stoner-psychedelic rock albums. The results are compiled and tabulated into the chart below. This is a one-stop shop for the best new albums in the world.
As we roll into October and the weather slowly changes for the worst we find ourselves being treated once again to a new edition of the Doom Chart. The list containing all the hot albums of the past and upcoming month. Last month had saw Kadavar peaking at the Number One spot. Are they still there or has a gust of wind blown the band away? Find out for yourself and head on over to the Doom Chart!
Spoiler alert for Number 18
On Number 18 we find an instrumental masterpiece full of intricate details and overwhelming accuracy. Like a high prized Swiss clock it turns and shifts and balances out at the exact right moment every time again. The time-umbrella concept really feels like an righteous adventure, and thanks to all the minutiae you keep discovering all kinds of little musical trinkets with every new listening session. Yes, Glowsun outdid themselves this time around and the band definitely deserves their moment of glory…